Art Appreciation

About this event :

hermitage_diderot Léman Events is organising a guided tour in English at the Fondation Hermitage in Lausanne.

This tour is limited to 25 people with an optional dinner afterwards at Restaurant l’Esquisse located next to the

We only need confirmation that you will join us and will contact you a couple of days prior to the event with more details. For details about prices and registration:
As part of the celebrations marking the 300th anniversary of the birth of Denis Diderot (1713-1784), the Fondation de l’Hermitage is pleased to host an exhibition focusing on the famous French philosopher’s relationship to art.

This important event will feature an exceptional selection of the paintings, sculptures, engravings, and drawings that Diderot had the opportunity to admire at the temporary exhibitions of the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture, the well-known Salons held at the Louvre, which he discussed in reviews written in the years 1759–1781. These writings are remarkably free in tone and mark the emergence of art criticism as we know it today. They reveal both Diderot’s awareness of art and the way that his taste, eye and aesthetics were developed through acquaintance with the works of his time. The exhibition also highlights the impact of his writings on the art world. For further information:

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